Lake County Behavioral Health With Kevin Thompson (Question 6: What can…
Lake County Behavioral Health
With Kevin Thompson
Question 6: What can citizens do to improve the mental health within a community?
Bring awareness to serious issues
Reach out to friends and family
Many people suffering from mental illness never seek help
Encourage and support them
Question 5: Can legislation help?
Question 6: What are your plans for the future?
Works as a funnel System with clients
Prevents clients from falling through the cracks
Keeps information about private clinics
Keeps client information updated
Question 2: What are obstacles that your program faces?
Lack of collaboration with private clinics
Behavioral Health only treats severe mental illness
They prescribe drugs to help maintain stability
Clients with less extreme cases get recommended to private clinics
Because There is lack of communication, some clients get missed
Lack of Funding
Can't provide all mental health needs
This is common in most government programs
Question 1: What is your position?
Creates plans for future projects